How AP, Telangana topped ease of doing business ranking

The latest ranking for ease of doing business has a surprise: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are joint toppers and have dislodged Gujarat to the third spot. With a score 98.78 percent each, the two states outperformed Gujarat which scored 98.21 percent. Incidentally, Gujarat was last yearâ??s topper.
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Forex markets sentiment took a sudden U-turn as currency traders attention turned towards the next big risk event -- Fed Chair Janet Yellen#39;s speech and also US Consumer Confidence survey due lat
<p>MORE local technologies may now be patronized by local entrepreneurs following the move by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to cr
<p>THE Department of Tourism (DOT) is working with local government units (LGUs) and host communities to protect the country’s tourism jewels by defining the carrying capacity of each destinatio
A 21-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at his residence in the district, police said today.
Offers are mostly being made through SMSes, WhatsApp and various social media platforms, wherein names of some established brokerage houses and exchanges are being misused.
<p>A LOCAL official of the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) has expressed optimism about reaching the $100- billion export revenue target in the next six years.</p> <
â??AU Small Finance Bankâ?ť that commenced its commercial operation from 19th April 2017 transitioned to its banking avatar after running a successful and highly profitable retail focused NBFC (Non-
Reliance Jio is one of the GST Suvidha Providers (GSP). Jio-GST solution will assist retailers to maintain records, file tax returns and to comply with the provisions of GST law.
As per the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the Andhra Pradesh government would facilitate MSMEs to get listed on NSE Emerge, the platform for small and medium enterprises, by supporting such firm
As per Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, of the total in May this year, external commercial borrowings (ECB) and RDBs contributed almost equally at USD 523.95 million and USD 525.76 million respecti
The company has made an initial investment of Rs 200 crore for the first phase of the new unit that will produce cotton shirts, linen, and denim, among others.
Other local newspapers and news portals have also given a lot of attention to the much-publicised three day trip of Narenndra Modi.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised the Modi government#39;s Goods and Services Tax (GST) initiative, saying the largest tax overhaul in India#39;s history will create "great new opportunit
In a clear signal that the government wonâ??t allow its ambitious project to lose relevance, a Special Task Force (STF) set up by the Finance Ministry met up with sector regulators and GIFT official
State-run MOIL today said its director (commercial) T K Pattnaik will continue to hold the additional charge of director (production and planning) for three more months.
A mega rehearsal has been planned tomorrow in the Central Hall of Parliament ahead of the historic GST launch on the midnight of June 30.
<p>FOR more than 20 years, Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation has introduced affordable to high-valued homes with world-class settings and exquisitely themed master-planned communities across
Volkswagen#39;s MAN and Scania are fighting for customers at premium end of the segment which is where Tata Motors made in-roads a few years ago with the Prima range.
Terming the automaker#39;s decision to stop selling cars in India as "clearly thought out a conspiracy," the dealers along with their staff members also demanded adequate compensation from the compa
Indian High Commission Y K Sinha made an indirect reference to embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya#39;s ongoing extradition case in UK courts
The country draws nearly 70 cruise vessels a year, which is expected to go up to 700 with this initiative.
A probe by Sebi found that the company had allotted redeemable preference shares worth about Rs 51 lakh to 56 persons between 2011 and 2013.
Western Digital will provide debt financing to facilitate a sale as part of the bid, the U.S. firm said in a brief statement.
Industry experts attributed investments in the equity market to upbeat sentiment in the stock market
Under the agreement, Sun Pharma will provide drug molecules to NIV for testing against zika, chikungunya, and dengue in model systems, the company said in a statement.
At present, India has a very small share in world cruise tourism market, as against 23 million passengers globally in 2016.
The next wave of stressed assets could be from the power sector with companies such as Adani, Tata and Essar groups sitting on many unviable power projects incurring hefty losses.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday supported India#39;s bid for a permanent seat on a reformed UN Security Council and in other multilateral institutions like the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Womenâ??s branded apparel market is expected to grow at around 20 per cent, raising its share of the total market to over 40 per cent.
Womenâ??s branded apparel market is expected to grow at around 20 per cent, raising its share of the total market to over 40 per cent.
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance is optimist on their growth footprint for FY18. In an exclusive chat, Tarun Chugh, MD CEO of the company said that the company will consider buyout opportunities and he
This essentially means that various goods and services procured by the oil and gas industry will be subject to GST, but the sale and supply of oil, gas and petroleum products will continue to attrac
The GST Council, he said, is the first federal institution which is chaired by the Union finance minister and has representatives from all states.
Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit, will have an official meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and call on King Willem-Alexander and meet Queen Maxima.

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